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PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital announced Jan. 30 it has received a $2.8 million grant to study whether weight loss could prevent recurring gestational diabetes. The Providence-based hospital, a Lifespan Inc. member and affiliate of The … more
Kids' menus have remained largely unchanged, even as our food knowledge and sophistication have evolved in the post-boom, post-culinary, post-celebrity-chef era. This has resulted in some hand-wringing in some halls of academia. A study … more
(Updated 7 p.m.) Donald J. Farish, Roger Williams University president, has responded to the presidential executive order on immigration, saying he is affirming the university’s “commitment to international and Muslim students, faculty and staff – as well as to their families.” more
Christina H. Paxson, president of Brown University since 2012, has been reappointed to a second, five-year term by the Corporation of Brown University, extending her tenure to 2022, according to a statement from the school on Thursday. more
The Rhode Island School of Design is renovating two floors of its space in the historic Hay Building, a project that will allow it to move several administrative departments into the Dyer Street location. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday said he’ll continue efforts to shore up the city’s finances, while promising to improve local infrastructure, education and city services. more
Jennifer McCann, director of U.S. coastal programs for the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, has been awarded the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award in the Excellence in Solutions category for her R.I. Ocean Special Area Management Plan. more
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. more
New England Institute of Technology will hold its “Tech Nite” Open House on Feb. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. more
Two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professors who were detained Sunday at Logan Airport after returning from an overseas trip, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning entrance to the U.S. from seven majority-Muslim countries, released a statement on Tuesday saying they were relieved to be back home and back at work. more
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